As always, last week was filled with numerous thought provoking articles from several dozen bloggers. There doesn’t ever seem to be a shortage of posts that leave an impression on me any given week. So without further ado, in no particular order, here are my top 5 favorite posts of the week!
Congrats to Neo at Net Worth Protect, his wife is pregnant! His article gives an immediate checklist of his priorities going forward. If you’re having a child soon, stop by to see if you meet the checklist requirements.
Are you paying private mortgage insurance (PMI)? Unforunately, this is a necessary evil fo those without the means to put a 20% down payment on a home. It’s also a big waste of money, if you want to find out how to rid yourself of it, stop by Dollar Versity.
Smart Wealth comes up with a interesting way to pay your child an allowance! Instead of just doling out free money, learn how to allocate a portion of your household budget to your child(ren).
A nod to a new site that I think is going to be a hit, Online Money Bloggers. I think that people love viewing blogging income and update posts, which is why I provide a weekly one. I am proud to say I am part of the 30K challenge at Online Money Bloggers, stop by to satisfy your voyeuristic needs.
Budgeting in the Fun Stuff provides us with some insight on how to money shopping this holiday season. Considering the amount of money most of us spend this time a year, we need all the advice we can get.